Sixth Tweed rugby league player charged over Cairns trip

Gilligans Backpackers Cairns. Photo Gilligans website

Gilligans Backpackers Cairns. Photo Gilligans website

Another Tweed footballer has been charged over a notorious end-of-season trip to Cairns, this time for possession of cocaine.

Grant Dalziel was allegedly caught in possession of the drug at the popular Gilligans Backpackers in the early hours of Sunday morning (October 2).

The 27-year-old Currumbin resident is a player with the Tweed Coast Raiders rugby league team, five members of which were charged in relation to an attack on a bouncer at the Attic nightclub the previous evening.

The club has declined to comment on the arrests, saying only that the trip was not an approved club activity.


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